[Pkg-shadow-devel] Re: [debian-bugs@coolhack.net: lastlog: fails when high UID's present]

David Stipp debian-bugs@coolhack.net
Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:34:22 -0600

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 06:06:55PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> I tried to create a user with a UID of 2000000 and have him log
> in...and then later use "lastlog". However it does not fail...even
> with 4.0.3-30.7...:-). This just creates a giant lastlog file in
> /var/log, but lastlog still works.

Odd. This seems to happen when I have at least three high UID cases.
(Let alone > 200)

> So, do you think you can provide me with a test case? Or could you
> test my built packages? Or any kind of help on that matter,
> indeed...:-)

Either or. I can provide the lastlog files (only for one of my personal
machines, I can't provide the one with a lot of users with high UIDs),
or I can test your package.  Let me know which is easier for you.

Thanks for your help with this...


David Stipp